We have a dedicated family of volunteers, ranging from teens to seniors, who devote hundreds of hours each year to assist and support our healthcare team members as they provide quality care to our patients. Our volunteers provide service in a variety of ways, depending on their interests and abilities.
Volunteering in the Hospital
- Cancer Center Driver or Runner
- Gift Shop
- Hospice Office/Respite
- Information Desk
- Nursing School Reception Desk
- Office Aide
- Patient/Family Advisory Council
- Pet Therapy Program (Requires Certified Trained Therapy Dog)
- Surgery Waiting
Hospice care involves supporting the patient and their loved ones. Hospice volunteers are a vital part of providing compassionate support. This can be done in a variety of ways:
- Companionship with the patient
- Caregiver Relief (Respite care)
- Practical Services
- Office Support
Summer Teen Volunteer Program
We are looking forward to having the teen volunteer program return this summer. Teens will volunteer during the months of June and July. Applications can be filled out at the link below and are due by May 24th. Any questions may be directed to Betty Beck, CAVS, Director of Volunteer Services at firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 580-251.8495.
Health Careers Club
Health Careers is a club for high school students who are interested in pursuing a health-related career. The program at each meeting will relate to varied health careers presented by professionals in the related fields. The club provides an opportunity for the students to become more familiar with health-related fields while planning their future goals. Membership is open to all area high school students. No dues are charged.
Meetings are held the third (3rd) Tuesday of each month from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. in the Pavilion Auditorium unless a tour is given of a specific area. If a date or meeting place is changed, an announcement will be made.
For more information, please contact the Director of Volunteer Services at 580.251.8495 or by email at email@example.com.
Scholarship is for (One) Junior and (One) Senior for $1,000.00 to be applied to university charges:tuition, fees, books, etc. The criteria for this scholarship is as follows:
1) Maintain a 2.0 grade point average.
2)If a 2.0 GPA is not maintained or the student drops enrollment from the University, the balance of the money in their account would be returned to Duncan Regional Hospital Auxiliary.
3)If student transfers to another university or college, a request will be made in writing that the balance of the money be transferred to the specific university or college.
How Do I Become a Volunteer?
Some of the most visible and valuable people at our hospital are our volunteers. Becoming a Duncan Regional Hospital volunteer means you’ll join an elite group of individuals of the DRH auxiliary team that have one goal – to provide compassionate care to our patients and their families.